On 29/07/2021 20.01, Bill Walsh wrote:
On 7/29/21 12:55 PM, mcgarrett wrote:
>> On July 29, 2021 at 7:31 AM Roger Price <opensuse(a)rogerprice.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, 29 Jul 2021, mcgarrett wrote:
>>> After the lightning bolixed up all the computers, I bought a cheap
>> Were these machines plugged directly into the wall, or did they
>> have a UPS in front of them?
>>> that had Windows10 Home on it. I decided to make a partition for
>>> OpenSUSE Leap 15.3.
>> Some details? E.g. inxi -LDpj
> I may have been too sleepy. It looks like I still
have Windows. To
> answer, the machines were plugged into UPS units, and the internet
> thru router and modem. The FAX input to the all-mode printer thru
> the LAN telephone connection, which fried the FAX connection but
> spared the rest of the printer. The router was blown, of course,
> but the modem survived. All 3 land-line phones were damaged--these
> were AT&T 4939, my favorite phone, no longer available. (Too simple
> to set up! You need to be a programmer for the new ones--even to
> use them!)
Would the insurance cover some of that damage?
> I will try again to install Leap with KDE.
Don't know what went
> wrong. If it still won't work like the Leap I have (now damaged) on
> my other machine, then bye-bye.
Well, you are in control of the installation process.
When I've set up dual boot I let Windows resize
the drive and create the
space needed. My theory is that Windows knows more about what it needs
and how to move things around for best effect.
You are right.
Cheers / Saludos,
Carlos E. R.
(from oS Leap 15.2 x86_64 (Minas Tirith))